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CyberBackgroundChecks Opt-Out and Removal Guide

Jan 31, 2022 1:05:50 PM

CyberBackgroundChecks is the common name used to refer to An online people search platform. Anyone can get your details from this website if they are on it. Information on this platform is usually contributed by people who know you. It may include your current and previous addresses, associates, occupations, phone numbers, aliases, etc. The platform gives detailed reports on your life to people willing to pay for it.


Having your details available to the public is an invasion of your online privacy.


We always feel safer when we control who knows personal details about us. Fortunately, you can remove your details from this platform if you find your information exposed on CyberBackgroundChecks. The following are the steps you can take to start the removal process.

  1. Open your internet browser and go to The browser will open the website’s home page.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the home page. At the bottom, there are three rows of information; 


  • Directory,' followed by hyper-linked letters that you can click to search for people with names under the clicked alphabet.
  • Copyright
  • A row of tabs labeled as follows; 'Terms,' 'Privacy,' 'Do Not Sell My Personal Information,' 'Contact,' and 'FAQs.'
  • Click on the 'Do Not Sell My Personal Information' tab.

The tab will lead you to a page that outlines the process you need to follow to remove your information from Cyber Background Checks. Below the steps are terms and conditions. Agree with them by checking the box next to them.

There is a reCAPTCHA puzzle below the terms and conditions. Solve it and click the orange 'Start Removal Process' bar at the end.

Clicking 'Start Removal Process' will usher you into a new page and the next phase of the process. Follow the following steps.

  1. Enter your first name and last name; you will also need to input the middle initial if you use one. Several listings with the same name combination may appear on the screen.
  2. Identify the listing containing your details, highlight it, and click the 'View Details' tab that appears below the listing.

The ‘View Details’ tab will reveal two options; ‘Remove Mt Records’ and ‘Full Background Report.’ Click ‘Remove My Record’


  1. The system will automatically send a confirmation email to your email address.
  2. Go to your email inbox and click the confirmation link on the email's body. Clicking on the link will take you to a window asking you to confirm the removal. Click the 'Confirm' tab on the window to complete the process.


Note: The confirmation email can be sent to your junk mail. Check it there if you don't find it in your inbox; you can also request it to be resent if you don't receive it the first time.


It can take up to 72 hours for the record to be removed. Check that after that period to confirm delisting. You can contact the platform's support team if you are still listed. It is also important to note that there may be more than one listing of you on a platform like this since listings by the community aren't controlled. Check to see if there are more of them and remove them also.

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